SOCIAL COUNSELOR 2* - 11032021-23865 & 23978

State of Tennessee

Chattanooga & Cookeville, TN (Hamilton & Putnam County)

Government , Family Services/Social Work

Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional social counseling work and/or service coordination of average difficulty; and performs related work as required by department.

Distinguishing Features: This is the working class in the professional Social Counselor sub series. An employee in this class interviews and provides social counseling for clients in programs such as adult protective services and maternal and child health counseling, as well as individuals with disabilities in an educational, social service, or medical setting. This class is flexibly staffed with and differs from that of the Social Counselor 1 in that an incumbent of the latter learns the proper principles, practices, and procedures for social counseling work in various programs. This class differs from higher level social counseling classes in that incumbents of the latter are responsible for supervisory social counseling work.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree AND one year of professional experience in one or a combination of the following: health care for children, adolescent, or geriatric populations; social work; or social or psychological counseling, including, but not limited to, mental health, correctional, or behavioral rehabilitation counseling; or one year of experience in early intervention and/or service coordination with individuals with disabilities in an educational, social services or medical setting; or one year of teaching early childhood education or assessing individuals with disabilities.

Substitution of Graduate Course Work for Experience: Additional qualifying graduate course work from an accredited college or university in a related field may be substituted for the experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year.

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to: (Search Job# 23865 & 23978)

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